Jan 18, 2013 2:30pm PST
sports now, as expected, former cycling star lance armstrong has admitted to doping during his professional career. by doing so, he has potentially open himself up to a stream of litigation that could hurt him financially for years to come. >> the biggest question is weather the u.s. government will reopen its investigation of the cyclists -- whether the u.s. government will reopen its investigation. >> the second half of the interview will be broadcast later today. here's more. >> oprah winfrey did not waste any time demanding a simple answer to questions that lance armstrong had spent years dodging. >> yes or no -- did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> yes or no -- in all seven of your tour de france victories, did you ever take let -- banned substances? >> yes. >> blood transfusions, testosterone, cortisone, human growth hormones -- lance armstrong admitted to using a range of methods and substances. he said he did not see himself as a cheat because it was part of cycling culture. >> i view the situation as one big lie that i rep
Jan 15, 2013 2:30pm PST
. >> france's mali mission. >> and has disgraced cyclist lance armstrong finally owned up to cheating? we begin in pakistan where the supreme court has ordered the arrest of the prime minister and 16 others over corruption charges. >> this came after a mass protest in the capital added to pressure by the government. >> and aid to the government has accused the military of orchestrating the protests, and the order to arrest the prime minister. this political turmoil comes just months ahead of national elections. >> instead of millions, security officials say it is more like 25,000 protesters gathered in the parliaments in islamabad. there have been isolated clashes, and there was violence as demonstrators reached the heavily fortified area around the parliament building. gunshots were heard, but it was unclear if they were from protesters or police. he is so far unknown in pakistani politics and is demanding the government step down immediately and that a caretaker government be set up to ensure that elections may reflect a truly democratic result. >> this is absolutely laughlin and democratic.
Jan 17, 2013 6:30pm PST
to sports now. more bad news for former bicycle racing champion lance armstrong. the international olympic committee had stripped him of the bronze medal he won in the 2000 olympics in sydney. >> armstrong has already lost the seven tour de france victories he won after being found guilty of using performance enhancement drugs. later today, an interview in which he reportedly admits to using drugs is to be broadcast on u.s. tv. and now to a soccer sensation that has taken pretty much everyone by surprise. barcelona's former coach will take over as bayern munich. >> guardiola was the hottest coaching property and head office on the table. instead of rushing up on his english, he is taking a crash course in german. >> it is a done deal, and bayern cannot wait to welcome their new coach. he will take the reins at the end of the season. it was the result of months of negotiations. journalists descended on the club in large numbers, but they were to be disappointed. >> there's nothing more to add. >> guardiola will take over coaching duties from the retiring coach. >> he's a fantastic c
Jan 19, 2013 6:00am PST
can meet the 5% hurdle it needs to stay in parliament. >> sports news now. we begin with the lance armstrong confession, part two. the second sequence of his interview with u.s. talk show host oprah winfrey, the disgraced cyclist said yes, he is guilty of cheating but he doesn't want to be banned. >> he spoke about the moment he decided to come clean. >> when this all started, i saw my son defending me and saying, that's not true. what you're saying about my dad is not true. it will. goes this question of, why now? and he can't -- that's when i knew i had to tell him. >> in the first half of the interview armstrong admitted to using a range of performance-enhancing drugs. part two he expressed remorse for his actions and spoke of their financial toll. he said the loss of sponsors would cost him $75 million and called his life ban from sports a death penalty. >> i deserve to be punished. i'm not sure that i deserve a death penalty. >> many see his confession as the first step to getting the ban lifted. armstrong reportedly wants to compete again some day as a triathlete. >> to socce
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
: all right. kim? >> a giant miss to lance armstrong. you know, it's bad enough he's now admitted to the whole range of doping and for all seven of his tours. but, this is also about the number of people who he ruthlessly destroyed who made claims against him shall the degree to which he used his cancer survivalism to shield himself from this and then, the fact that he didn't even apologize to people face-to-face and had to go on to the church of oprah to do it. this is a study in shamefulness.